Definition of mesenterial in English:

mesenterial

adjective

  • 1Anatomy Zoology
    rare Of or relating to a mesentery of a vertebrate.

    Mesenteric is now the preferred term in this sense.

  • 2Zoology
    Of or relating to a mesentery of a coelenterate or other invertebrate.

Pronunciation

mesenterial

/ˌmɛs(ə)nˈtɪərɪəl/ /ˌmɛz(ə)nˈtɪərɪəl/

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Tymme (d. 1620), translator and devotional writer. From mesentery + -al.